Weeks of August, 1971
First Week Of August:

Album Chart: Carol King was in her 7th. week at the top spot on the Album chart with, Tapestry.

R&B Chart: James Brown took over the #1 position on the R&B chart with, Hot Pants Pt. 1.

Pop Chart: The Bee Gees jumped to the #1 slot on the Pop chart with, How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.
 
Second Week Of August:

Album Chart: Carol King was in her 8th. week at #1 on the Album chart with, Tapestry.

R&B Chart: Marvin Gaye jumped to the #1 position on the R&B chart with, Mercy Mercy Me, (The Ecology).

Pop Chart: The Bee Gees were in week 2 at the top spot on the Pop chart with, How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.
 
Third Week Of August:

Album Chart: Carol King was in week 9 at the #1 spot on the Album chart with, Tapestry.

R&B Chart: Marvin Gaye was in his 2nd. week at the top position on the R&B chart with, Mercy Mercy Me, (The Ecology).

Pop Chart: The Bee Gees were in their 3rd. week in the #1 slot on the Pop chart with, How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.
 
Fourth Week Of August:

Album Chart: Carol King was in her 10th. week at the top spot on the Album chart with, Tapestry.

R&B Chart: Aretha Franklin jumped to the top slot of the R&B chart with, Spanish Harlem.

Pop Chart: The Bee Gees were in their 4th. week at the #1 position on the Pop chart with, How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.

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